My Name Is Snickerdoodle


No Bake Cheesecake

The other day my middle son, who is 5, asked me why it was so hot when we went outside to run errands.  I told him that the earth is closer to the sun during the summer months.  He replied, "The earth needs to back off a little!"  Hahaha!
I've been collecting a bunch of no bake recipes to share with you because no one is wanting to turn their oven on in this heat wave!  I couldn't wait to share this recipe with you, though. 


Cilantro Lime Pork Tostadas

We are playing it pretty low key this summer by staying home, but it seems like our summer bucket list is bigger than ever!  Night swimming, learning how to ride a bike, movies nights, rope swinging into a lake and Schlitterbaun (local water park) just to name a few.  Summer is half over and we are more than halfway done with our list.


Candy Dipped Brownies

Do you remember those brownies I shared a few weeks ago?  I also shared a video you can watch HERE.    Well, if you thought brownies couldn't get any better, I'm here to prove you wrong!
I get these crazy ideas for recipes when I'm about to fall asleep.  Or when I'm sitting at a red light.  There really is no rhyme or reason to how they come.  Some have been complete fails, and others, like these Candy Dipped Brownies, are absolutely genius! 
What's better than candy dipped brownies!!!  Hello to my new favorite dessert with an easy recipe.  |


Sunrise Smoothie

Who is loving all this fresh fruit this summer?  It's one of my favorite things about the season.  I try to buy whatever is on sale at the time and freeze it.  Last year I shared how I did flash froze my strawberries and peaches so we could have them on hand throughout the summer.  They were perfect for desserts and smoothies because I bought them when they were ripe! 


Black Cherry Chocolate Chip Floats

I originally made these for Valentine's day, but thought they would be equally as delicious again this summer.  I was right!  I do love a classic root beer float, but sometimes it's nice to mix it up once in a while. 
Cherry Chocolate Chip Floats!  |
I'm not sure why I didn't think of this before, but these were delicious and different!  I am a fan of cherry and chocolate together, but if you are not, feel free to substitute the black cherry soda for Coca Cola or Dr. Pepper.  Or you could substitute the chocolate chip ice cream for plain vanilla.


$25,000 Winning Cookie Recipe (My Story) Part 1

When I was younger, in my early and late teen years, I was a master at keeping a record of everything.  I wrote in my journal every night, took pictures of everything and scrapbook whatever event happened as fast as Walmart's one hour photo could process my pictures!  Remember one hour photo?  Back then I thought is the best thing in the world!
Now that everything is instant, I'm not so great at recording anything anymore.  I just let my pictures sit on my phone and I definitely don't journal (or blog) every event or life's happenings as well. 
This Chocolate Sandwich Cookie with a Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Filling won $25,000 in a cooking contest!  Here is the recipe!  |


Have A Sweet And Happy 4th Of July!

We've had a fun 3 days full of celebration of our country and I've loved every minute of it!  My boys are all tucked in bed with a few more summer freckles across their noses and glow sticks still in their sno cone stained hands! 


Patriotic Sugar Cookie Sprinkle Bars (Happy 4th Of July!!)

Happy Independence Day Weekend to you!  Have you already started celebrating?  We've just finished our Saturday chores and our weekend officially starts now!  I was ahead of the game this year and made a few treats ahead of time so I wasn't hiding away in the kitchen cooking the whole time.